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  • Genre:SELF-HELP
  • SubGenre:Personal Growth / Success
  • Language:English
  • Pages:208
  • eBook ISBN:9781667888071
  • Paperback ISBN:9781667888064

Pursuit of the Canadian Dream

by Akinwale Thompson

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Pursuit of the Canadian Dream was conceived after years of working as a Financial Planner, I observed successes and failures both personal and that of my clients. It speaks to the various financial and investment systems available in Canada. It focuses on a target readership of immigrants who have recently moved to Canada or are planning a move and young Canadians just beginning to enter the economic system.

I created this book to provide a comprehensive guide to help readers understand the wide range of financial situations they will encounter.

Many people new to Canada or just starting out in their adult lives are overwhelmed by the intricacies of the Canadian financial systems and often get off on the wrong foot. This can lead to long-reaching effects on their financial future. This book will make a difference in their lives, whether they focus on one chapter or the entire book.

"Pursuit of the Canadian Dream" is a book that is designed to help youth and new immigrants to Canada to Navigate the financial system successfully. It contains a lot of personal and client examples to buttress the points. Part 1 Build your credit, buy your first car, and buy your first home. The first three things a new immigrant or youth must grasp in their pursuit of the Canadian dream is the credit system. Part 2 Education, retirement, taxes and charitable giving, life insurance, wills and POA, death, and the lottery. The next six chapters give you the bolts and nuts required in a proper financial plan, like how do you plan for children's education? Part 3 Real estate investing, investment landscape, and starting a business.
About the author
Akinwale emigrated to Canada from Nigeria in 1999 to pursue a career as a stockbroker. While studying for the Canadian Securities Course, he discovered the financial planning profession. He began his career at Chartwell Securities and then worked with two prestigious investment firms and a bank, Aim/Trimark Investments, TD Investment Services, and TD Canada Trust, between 1999 and 2006. His love for financial planning led him to teach a series of Money Management classes quarterly in the community and Financial Literacy classes in different parts of the Greater Toronto Area. He likes to explain complex financial concepts in simple everyday terms. Akinwale has a BSc degree in Economics from the University of Lagos, an MSc in Finance from Walden University in Minnesota, and he is a Certified Financial Planner - CFP® He is married with two beautiful daughters and has a home in Ajax, Ontario. Canada.

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